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Supported by the NSW Ageing and Disability Commission (ADC), this curated knowledge hub brings together policy and research resources on the topics of protecting and promoting the rights of older people and adults with disability. The primary purpose of the hub is to support ADC...
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Designed to improve policies and practices to enable people with a disability across Australia to participate fully in society, the Disability Research Collection contains resources by, and is for, policy-makers, researchers, advocacy organisations, disabled people’s organisations, service providers and practitioners as well as people with...
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The state of play in human service mapping services accessed by people with a disability

This paper was commissioned to better understand how service mapping can support decision-making related to human services but focussed on services accessed by people with disability.
Journal article

Importance of land, family and culture for a good life: remote Aboriginal people with disability and carers

This article discusses the challenges associated with accessing services and supports in remote communities that can impact on a good life for Aboriginal people with disability.
Journal article

Review of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is a preventable, lifelong disability. This review provides a comprehensive synthesis of the available information on FASD among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, with reference to the limitations on population-based data and evaluated programs.
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“It’s helped me connect with more friends”: Supporting social media use to enhance the social networks of young people with disabilities living in rural South Australia

This report investigated the effectiveness of social media training and online mentoring support in building the social networks of young people with disability in rural communities.
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“It’s different in the country” supporting ageing-in-place for people with developmental disability: an exploration of rural and metropolitan perspectives

This report assesses the gaps that exist in current disability and aged care sectors, including generic and specialist levels of care, that are required for successful ageing of people with developmental disabilities in both rural and urban regions of NSW and Queensland.
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Improving staff capacity to form and facilitate relationships for people with severe intellectual disability: ‘it’s a slow process’

The study aim discussed in this report was to evaluate whether an intervention based on the relationship model would lead to change in the frequency of social interaction, and the nature of the relationship between direct support staff and people with severe intellectual disability.
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Development of a questionnaire for a longitudinal study on the social and economic participation of people with disabilities

The aim of this project was to undertake the developmental process for a questionnaire for the first wave of a longitudinal survey. This report outlines the four stage questionnaire development process.
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HERE&NOW13: mapping process, measuring impacts

This report captures the evaluation approach and results from a year-long multi-partnered project and exhibition, called HERE&NOW13, aimed at developing artistic skills and enhancing the social inclusion of artists with disability in efforts to elevate contemporary disability arts practice in Western Australia.